Period
to 20 March 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for MySQL skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited MySQL over the 6 months to 20 March 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

MySQL
England > West Midlands
6 months to
20 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 133 87 62
Rank change year-on-year -46 -25 +59
Contract jobs citing MySQL 70 108 141
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.42% 2.28% 2.87%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 7.38% 12.16% 14.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 80 101
West Midlands median daily rate £375 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -6.67% +25.00%
10th Percentile £213 £181 £260
90th Percentile £538 £525 £538
England median daily rate £450 £450 £420
% change year-on-year - +7.14% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
West Midlands median hourly rate - £47.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +196.88% -54.29%
England median hourly rate £35.00 £36.25 £31.25
% change year-on-year -3.45% +16.00% -9.42%

MySQL is in the Databases and Business Intelligence category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
West Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 948 888 942
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 19.23% 18.75% 19.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 580 574 573
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £423 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.59% +9.03% -3.13%
10th Percentile £312 £275 £260
90th Percentile £575 £539 £536
England median daily rate £488 £475 £443
% change year-on-year +2.63% +7.34% +4.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 16 14
West Midlands median hourly rate £50.50 £31.91 £17.76
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +58.28% +79.70% -11.23%
10th Percentile £14.98 £16.13 £14.83
90th Percentile £67.75 £48.75 £24.70
England median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year - +40.00% -1.73%

MySQL
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing MySQL as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for MySQL in the West Midlands

MySQL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing MySQL in the West Midlands.

Contractor daily rate trend for MySQL in the West Midlands

MySQL
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing MySQL in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 20 March 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for MySQL in the West Midlands

MySQL
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing MySQL in the West Midlands.

Contractor hourly rate trend for MySQL in the West Midlands

MySQL
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MySQL within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 20 March 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham -5 22 £400 +4.92% 27
Shropshire - 13 £421 - 12
Staffordshire -4 6 £325 -7.14% 12
Coventry -18 4 £388 +3.33% 13
Worcestershire -10 3 - - 7
Warwickshire -22 3 £350 +7.69% 8
Solihull - 2 £425 - 10
West Bromwich - 2 £200 -
Wolverhampton +3 1 £363 +93.33% 4
Dudley - 1 £250 - 1
MySQL
England

For the 6 months to 20 March 2019, IT contractor jobs citing MySQL also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for MySQL.

1 29 (41.43%) HTML
1 29 (41.43%) CSS
2 27 (38.57%) Oracle
2 27 (38.57%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (35.71%) PHP
4 24 (34.29%) JavaScript
4 24 (34.29%) Linux
5 20 (28.57%) Oracle Database
6 19 (27.14%) SQL
6 19 (27.14%) PostgreSQL
7 16 (22.86%) Git (software)
8 15 (21.43%) HTML5
9 14 (20.00%) Java
9 14 (20.00%) Unix
10 13 (18.57%) jQuery
11 12 (17.14%) DevOps
11 12 (17.14%) CSS3
11 12 (17.14%) Web Services
11 12 (17.14%) Oracle RAC
11 12 (17.14%) Problem-Solving
12 11 (15.71%) JSON
12 11 (15.71%) Laravel
12 11 (15.71%) AngularJS
12 11 (15.71%) Open Source
12 11 (15.71%) Node.js
13 10 (14.29%) Kanban
13 10 (14.29%) Oracle Database 12c
13 10 (14.29%) XML
13 10 (14.29%) Continuous Delivery
14 9 (12.86%) Windows

MySQL
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 9 (12.86%) WordPress
2 8 (11.43%) CMS
3 5 (7.14%) Apache
3 5 (7.14%) nginx
4 4 (5.71%) Tomcat
5 3 (4.29%) Drupal
5 3 (4.29%) JBoss
5 3 (4.29%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 2 (2.86%) DNN
6 2 (2.86%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (2.86%) IIS
6 2 (2.86%) Joomla!
6 2 (2.86%) Umbraco
7 1 (1.43%) Apache Airflow
7 1 (1.43%) Apache Solr
7 1 (1.43%) Apache Spark
7 1 (1.43%) Luigi
7 1 (1.43%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (2.86%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (5.71%) Magento
2 3 (4.29%) SAP Hybris
3 1 (1.43%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 6 (8.57%) Google Cloud Platform
2 5 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (7.14%) SaaS
3 3 (4.29%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (2.86%) GitHub
5 1 (1.43%) IaaS
5 1 (1.43%) PaaS
5 1 (1.43%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.86%) Extranet
1 2 (2.86%) Firewall
1 2 (2.86%) Intranet
2 1 (1.43%) HTTP
2 1 (1.43%) Internet
2 1 (1.43%) SSL
2 1 (1.43%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (28.57%) Oracle Database
2 19 (27.14%) PostgreSQL
3 10 (14.29%) Oracle Database 12c
4 9 (12.86%) SQL Server
5 5 (7.14%) MariaDB
5 5 (7.14%) MongoDB
5 5 (7.14%) NoSQL
6 4 (5.71%) Apache Cassandra
7 3 (4.29%) Riak
8 2 (2.86%) Couchbase
8 2 (2.86%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (2.86%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (1.43%) Amazon Redshift
9 1 (1.43%) Big Data
9 1 (1.43%) HBase
9 1 (1.43%) Impala
9 1 (1.43%) RDBMS
9 1 (1.43%) Redis
9 1 (1.43%) Relational Database
9 1 (1.43%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 16 (22.86%) Git (software)
2 8 (11.43%) JIRA
3 4 (5.71%) gulp
3 4 (5.71%) Jenkins
4 3 (4.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (2.86%) Eclipse
5 2 (2.86%) PhpStorm
5 2 (2.86%) webpack
6 1 (1.43%) Bitbucket
6 1 (1.43%) Jasmine
6 1 (1.43%) PostCSS
6 1 (1.43%) Selenium
6 1 (1.43%) Subversion
6 1 (1.43%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (1.43%) Visual Studio Team System
6 1 (1.43%) Xcode
General
1 3 (4.29%) Marketing
2 1 (1.43%) Games
2 1 (1.43%) Law
Job Titles
1 37 (52.86%) Developer
2 20 (28.57%) DBA
3 16 (22.86%) Oracle DBA
4 14 (20.00%) PHP Developer
5 6 (8.57%) Angular Developer
6 5 (7.14%) Administrator
6 5 (7.14%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 5 (7.14%) Full Stack Developer
7 4 (5.71%) JavaScript Developer
7 4 (5.71%) Senior DBA
7 4 (5.71%) Senior Oracle DBA
8 3 (4.29%) Agile Java Developer
8 3 (4.29%) Architect
8 3 (4.29%) Drupal Developer
8 3 (4.29%) Hybris Architect
8 3 (4.29%) Java Developer
8 3 (4.29%) Lead Developer
8 3 (4.29%) Production DBA
8 3 (4.29%) SAP Architect
8 3 (4.29%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (41.43%) CSS
1 29 (41.43%) HTML
2 15 (21.43%) HTML5
3 13 (18.57%) jQuery
4 12 (17.14%) CSS3
4 12 (17.14%) Web Services
5 11 (15.71%) AngularJS
5 11 (15.71%) JSON
5 11 (15.71%) Laravel
5 11 (15.71%) Node.js
6 10 (14.29%) XML
7 8 (11.43%) Oracle GoldenGate
7 8 (11.43%) React
7 8 (11.43%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 7 (10.00%) J2EE
9 5 (7.14%) LAMP
9 5 (7.14%) REST
9 5 (7.14%) Symfony
10 4 (5.71%) Ajax
10 4 (5.71%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 8 (11.43%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (8.57%) User Experience
3 3 (4.29%) Clustering
3 3 (4.29%) Greenfield Project
3 3 (4.29%) Replication
4 2 (2.86%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.86%) New Media
4 2 (2.86%) NHS
4 2 (2.86%) N-Tier
4 2 (2.86%) Public Cloud
5 1 (1.43%) iPhone
5 1 (1.43%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.43%) Mobile Games
Operating Systems
1 24 (34.29%) Linux
2 14 (20.00%) Unix
3 9 (12.86%) Windows
4 8 (11.43%) Oracle Linux
5 2 (2.86%) Debian
5 2 (2.86%) Mac OS
6 1 (1.43%) Android
6 1 (1.43%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (38.57%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (17.14%) DevOps
2 12 (17.14%) Problem-Solving
3 11 (15.71%) Open Source
4 10 (14.29%) Continuous Delivery
4 10 (14.29%) Kanban
5 9 (12.86%) Performance Tuning
5 9 (12.86%) Scrum
6 7 (10.00%) Computer Science
6 7 (10.00%) ITIL
6 7 (10.00%) Mentoring
6 7 (10.00%) MVC
6 7 (10.00%) Web Development
7 6 (8.57%) Data Modelling
7 6 (8.57%) Microservices
7 6 (8.57%) TDD
8 5 (7.14%) Data Virtualisation
8 5 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
9 4 (5.71%) Data Transformation
9 4 (5.71%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 25 (35.71%) PHP
2 24 (34.29%) JavaScript
3 19 (27.14%) SQL
4 14 (20.00%) Java
5 7 (10.00%) Shell Script
6 6 (8.57%) PL/SQL
6 6 (8.57%) Python
7 5 (7.14%) XQuery
8 4 (5.71%) C#
9 3 (4.29%) Bash Shell
9 3 (4.29%) PowerShell
10 1 (1.43%) Apex Code
10 1 (1.43%) Apple Swift
10 1 (1.43%) Objective-C
10 1 (1.43%) Ruby
10 1 (1.43%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 9 (12.86%) Degree
2 7 (10.00%) Computer Science Degree
2 7 (10.00%) OCP
2 7 (10.00%) Oracle Certification
3 6 (8.57%) Security Cleared
4 5 (7.14%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (10.00%) QA
2 1 (1.43%) Data Quality
System Software
1 12 (17.14%) Oracle RAC
2 8 (11.43%) Virtual Machines
3 6 (8.57%) Docker
Systems Management
1 8 (11.43%) Ansible
1 8 (11.43%) Data Guard
1 8 (11.43%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 4 (5.71%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
2 4 (5.71%) Oracle RMAN
3 3 (4.29%) Failover Clustering
3 3 (4.29%) Microsoft Clustering
4 2 (2.86%) cPanel
4 2 (2.86%) Plesk
5 1 (1.43%) Hadoop YARN
5 1 (1.43%) HockeyApp
5 1 (1.43%) Kubernetes
5 1 (1.43%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (1.43%) Puppet
5 1 (1.43%) Terraform
Vendors
1 27 (38.57%) Oracle
2 6 (8.57%) Google
3 5 (7.14%) Cisco
3 5 (7.14%) TIBCO
4 3 (4.29%) hybris
4 3 (4.29%) Pega
4 3 (4.29%) SAP
5 2 (2.86%) Adobe
5 2 (2.86%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.43%) Apple
6 1 (1.43%) Atlassian
6 1 (1.43%) Facebook
6 1 (1.43%) Microsoft
6 1 (1.43%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.43%) Splunk
6 1 (1.43%) Twitter
6 1 (1.43%) WooCommerce
6 1 (1.43%) Xamarin
6 1 (1.43%) Zend